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How far would your sysadmins go to fix a problem? 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

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Here it is - this week's 60 Second Security video.

News that will amuse, and it only takes a minute...

SSCC 163 - So THAT'S why you can't erase Flash RAM properly [PODCAST]

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Here's this week's Sophos Security Chet Chat.

Our regular security podcast that turns news into useful advice...

NASA prepares for serious sysadmin work - reimaging Opportunity Rover out on MARS!

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Ever sweated a bit on Patch Tuesday when it's time to reboot?

Then spare a thought for NASA sysadmins - this month they'll be reimaging a computer 200,000,000km away...on Mars!

British man charged with hacking into US army and NASA network

British man charged with hacking into US army and NASA network

US prosecutors described Lauri Love as a "sophisticated and prolific computer hacker" who allegedly stole "massive quantities of sensitive data" which, they claim, resulted in "millions of dollars in losses." Love and his three accomplices allegedly stole data on more than 500 individuals, as well as information about government budgets and the "demolition and disposal of military facilities."

NASA hack blunder, doxer jailed, PAYE cybercrime, $20k iPhone prize - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

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Why did Brazilian hackers target NASA? What happens to doxers? How much does it cost to get started in card skimming? And how much is a copy of your fingerprint worth?

Watch 60 Second Security and find out!

"Stop spy on us!" 14 NASA sites hacked

'Stop spy on us!' 14 NASA sites hacked

Hacker BMPoC posted a deface page and message on all 14 hacked NASA websites that link their attack to possible US military intervention in Syria, as well as to US spying on Brazil.

Software update goes bad - International Space Station lost and then found

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Even if you have everything from Plan B all the way to Plan Z just in case the A-plan fails, you'll know that things can still go wrong.

So spare a thought for NASA flight controllers, who lost contact with the ISS for a nerve-racking three hours during a recent software update.

SSCC 100 - John McAfee, OS X malware, Swiss intel, NASA laptops and Romanian carders

SSCC 100 - John McAfee, OS X malware, Swiss intelligence, NASA laptops and Romanian carders

Chester finally brings up his century with Chet Chat Episode 100 - the Benjamin Franklin edition!

Chet's guest in the 100th Chet Chat is Paul Ducklin.

Malware found sucking up data on new Japanese space agency rocket

Malware found sucking up data on new Japanese space agency rocket

Malware discovered on a Japanese space agency desktop computer has been stealing data on Epsilon - a new, AI-enabled rocket - and beaming it to controllers outside the agency. It's only the latest in a string of data-siphoning incidents that's plagued the agency.

Monday review - the hot 22 stories of the week

Monday review - the hot 22 stories of the week

Here you go. All the stories we wrote in the past seven days, in case you missed anything (or just want to read them again).

NASA suffers major data breach over stolen laptop that wasn't encrypted

NASA suffers major data breach over stolen laptop that wasn't encrypted

The space agency is now, finally, after yet another unencrypted laptop theft, scrambling to require full disk encryption agency-wide.

Gary McKinnon saved from extradition after ten year fight

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Gary McKinnon, the British hacker who has been fighting a high profile campaign for ten years to avoid extradition to the United States, has had his extradition blocked by the UK government.

Gary McKinnon extradition - decision due

Gary McKinnon extradition - decision due

British hacker Gary McKinnon will find out today whether or not he will be extradited and stand trial in the United States for what was described as "the biggest military computer hack of all time".

TinKode sentenced after hacking Oracle, NASA and others to expose weak security

TinKode sentenced after hacking Oracle, NASA and the Pentagon

The infamous hacker known as TinKode has been sentenced by a Romanian court - receiving a hefty fine and a suspended prison sentence.

Mars Rover Curiosity touchdown - and you think you've got latency issues!

Mars Rover Curiosity touchdown - and you think you've got latency issues!

Curiosity has landed on Mars.

Congratulations to NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory!

NASA invites you to hack space!

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Can you build an app that can determine the Earth's size? NASA is inviting all to try.

Man charged with NASA hack, on 10th anniversary of Gary McKinnon's arrest

'Stop spy on us!' 14 NASA sites hacked

It's ten years since British hacker Gary McKinnon was arrested, and now another hacker has been indicted for allegedly hacking into NASA computers.

TinKode arrested for suspected hack of NASA and Pentagon servers

TinKode arrested for suspected hack of NASA and Pentagon servers

Police believe that they may have apprehended the notorious hacker TinKode, who in the past has hacked into government and military websites, exposing their poor security.

Romanian NASA hacker gets suspended three-year sentence

Romanian NASA hacker gets suspended three-year sentence

A Romanian who admitted to hacking into NASA servers has received a three-year suspended prison sentence. Being tried in the US wouldn't have guaranteed jail time, so here's hoping the Obama administration wins in its pursuit of a mandatory three-year prison term for hacking critical infrastructure.

NASA hacker arrested, perhaps it is time for some defense?

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A hacker in Romania has been arrested and accused of breaking into NASA and causing $500,000 in damages.